Girl Scouts of Grand Prairie

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Happy Memorial Day! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
05/25/2020

Happy Memorial Day! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

05/18/2020
Grand Prairie ISD

Way to go Girl Scouts!! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Please stand for the pledges. Today's pledges are brought to you by the Garner Fine Arts Academy Honor Guard. You may be seated. #WeAreGPISD #GPISDstillLeading

Happy Leader's Day to all Girl Scout Leaders!!!
04/22/2020

Happy Leader's Day to all Girl Scout Leaders!!!

04/18/2020

Email that came out yesterday from JB regarding GSNETX Summer Camps.

Dear Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas parents, caregivers, and volunteers,

Summer camp is one of my favorite experiences each year โ€“ and I know it is for our Girl Scouts too. That is why it is so hard to imagine a summer without it. But we take the health and safety of our girls very seriously and that must be our top priority right now. For that reason, we have decided to take a phased approach to our summer camp decisions this year.

We are closely monitoring government, American Camp Association and Girl Scout recommendations as we finalize our plans for this summer. At this time, we feel it is too soon to cancel our resident camp programs, but we will make a final decision on postponements or cancellations the first week of May. If we must make that difficult decision, we will be finding alternative ways for your Girl Scout to experience the outdoors from the safety of your home.

In the meantime, we have been working with our volunteers to make decisions about volunteer-run day camps on a case-by-case basis. For some, the best decision is to cancel now and we completely respect those decisions. Other GSNETX day camps will make their final decisions the first week of May.

Therefore, we wanted to let you know that the following Day/Twilight Camps are cancelled for summer 2020: Breckenridge, Camp Lone Star, Fantasy Trails, Firewheel, Kinship, Treasure Hollow, Twilight Hollow and Twilight Oaks.

You have three options:
You can receive a full refund for registration. If you used Cookie Bucks to pay for your Day/Twilight camp, those funds will be credited back in the next few weeks. All Cookie Bucks will be extended through December 2021.
You can transfer your registration to one of the Day/Twilight camps that has not yet closed, knowing that we wonโ€™t have final decisions on our summer plans until the first week of May. If those camps must close, you can still receive a full refund. You can see the list of camps online here.
You can choose to donate your registration fee to be used in GSNETXโ€™s financial assistance pool for Girl Scouts in need or to your Service Unitโ€™s family partnership goal. (you will receive a tax receipt for your contribution).

Once you have decided the best option for you, please fill out this survey giving us your chosen option.

Thank you so much for your understanding. If you have any questions, please feel free to call customer care at 972-349-2400.

Sincerely,

Jennifer K. Bartkowski
Chief Executive Officer
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas
[email protected]
(972) 349-2428

Early Bird begins today- if you register today you get all the incentives!!
04/01/2020

Early Bird begins today- if you register today you get all the incentives!!

Whether she's exploring the great outdoors, practicing entrepreneurship, learning life skills, or expanding her imagination through hands-on STEM activities, there's so much more to explore and learn as a Girl Scout!

Learn about our Early Bird renewal incentives including, cool gear, exciting giveaways, and our epic Mall Madness lock-in!

**BONUS**: Renew today, April 1, and get a free scrunchie!

Click here to learn more and renew: https://www.gsnetx.org/renew

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas
03/25/2020

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Starting tomorrow at 10 a.m.! Every weekday at 10, we've got live programming.

First up is Kayleigh from The STEM Center team. Tune in and invite a friend!

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03/19/2020

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Saturday, March 14 โ€“ G.I.R.L. Agenda and Girl Scout Sabbath ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šBe a catalyst for change in your communityโ€”and the world. ...
03/14/2020

Saturday, March 14 โ€“ G.I.R.L. Agenda and Girl Scout Sabbath ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

Be a catalyst for change in your communityโ€”and the world. Champion your views, influence leadership, and advance the G.I.R.L. Agenda to make the world a better place.

Every girl has a voice. Every girlโ€™s voice is important.

๐ŸŒฑ Get inspired. Find a problem big or small in your community. Think of a way you and others can solve it and let your voice be heard.

๐ŸŒฑ Get prepared. Take a stand and be an advocate for an issue that is important to you. Share with others why you are so passionate about this cause.

๐ŸŒฑ Get mobilized. Unleash your inner leader and make the world a better place.

For More Ideas on the G.I.R.L. Agenda: https://www.girlscouts.org/en/g-i-r-l-agenda.html

We want to hear from YOU! How did you or your Girl Scout use your voice today?

Friday, March 13 โ€“ Be A Leader ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šA Girl Scout is confident, responsible, and committed to changing the world for the bet...
03/13/2020

Friday, March 13 โ€“ Be A Leader ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

A Girl Scout is confident, responsible, and committed to changing the world for the betterโ€”and sheโ€™s happiest when others join her in taking the lead! Every year, Girl Scouts collectively spend tens of millions of hours improving their communities!

Today;

๐ŸŒฑ Be a role model! Lead younger girls in celebrating Girl Scout week!

๐ŸŒฑ Lead a Take Action project. Make the world a better place when you Take Action to solve issues in your community in a sustainable way.

๐ŸŒฑ Write a note to your troop leader or show them your appreciation in your own special way!

๐ŸŒฑ Invite the community.Welcome your community to your Girl Scout Week celebrations or Take Action projects

We want to hear from YOU! How were you or your Girl Scout a leader today?

Thursday, March 12 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY Girl Scouts! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šOn this day in 1912, Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low assembled a group of...
03/12/2020

Thursday, March 12 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY Girl Scouts! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

On this day in 1912, Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low assembled a group of eighteen girls from Savannah, Georgia for the first ever Girl Scout meeting!

Today, over 3.2 million girls and adults are active Girl Scout members, and over 50 million women are Girl Scout alumnae. In honor of the Girl Scout Birthday, take a moment to recognize and celebrate all that Girl Scouts of the USA has done for local communities across the country! Learn more about Juliette Gordon Low. Visit the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace website.

http://www.juliettegordonlowbirthplace.org/

Celebrate the Birthday of Girl Scouts Today!

๐ŸŒฑ Throw a birthday party for Girl Scouts! Celebrate with birthday cake, party games, and more. Invite your sister Girl Scouts and friends who are not yet Girl Scouts. Ask all of your guests to bring a birthday gift to donate to a local charity.

๐ŸŒฑ Earn the 2020 Birthday Week Patch: https://tinyurl.com/tc5zlfq

๐ŸŒฑ Wear your Girl Scout uniform today to celebrate your Girl Scout sisterhood

๐ŸŒฑ Learn more about Juliette โ€œDaisyโ€ Gordon Low. Discuss how Girl Scouts started and who โ€œDaisyโ€ was in her community.

We want to hear from YOU! How did you or your Girl Scout celebrate the birthday of Girl Scouts today?

Wednesday, March 11 โ€“ Be A Risk-Taker ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šCourageous and strong, Girl Scouts are keen to try new things and embrace the un...
03/11/2020

Wednesday, March 11 โ€“ Be A Risk-Taker ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

Courageous and strong, Girl Scouts are keen to try new things and embrace the unfamiliar. It's no wonder that many of the women who have flown in space were Girl Scouts. ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ›ฐ

Take a risk and try something new!

๐ŸŒฑ Girl Scouts explore the world around them. Push your boundaries and do something youโ€™ve never done before!

๐ŸŒฑ Make a promise to stop saying โ€œcanโ€™tโ€. Think about the times youโ€™ve said โ€œI canโ€™t do (something)โ€. Write a note to remind yourself to take safe risks and try!

๐ŸŒฑBreak the mold. Be the first person you know to try something. Share the experience with your friends and family!

We want to hear from YOU! How were you or your Girl Scout a risk-taker today?

Tuesday, March 10 โ€“ Be An Innovator ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šThinking outside the box is a girl's specialty, so sheโ€™s always looking for a crea...
03/10/2020

Tuesday, March 10 โ€“ Be An Innovator ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

Thinking outside the box is a girl's specialty, so sheโ€™s always looking for a creative way to take action.

๐Ÿ‘‰ A clear correlation: 73 percent of current female senators were Girl Scouts.

Ben an innovator TODAY!

๐ŸŒฑ Solve a problem in a creative way. Girl Scouts innovate to find unique solutions. Find an imaginative solution to an everyday or community problem.

๐ŸŒฑ Invent something new. Think outside the box and find a new way to do something.

๐ŸŒฑ Create a work of art. Choose your favorite type of art and make a masterpiece. Visit a local gallery to see how other artists are innovators in their work.

We want to hear from YOU! How were you or was your Girl Scout an innovator today?

Monday, March 9 โ€“  Be A Go-Getter! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šA Girl Scout is bold, honest, and determined to succeed. She is goal-oriented and a...
03/09/2020

Monday, March 9 โ€“ Be A Go-Getter! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

A Girl Scout is bold, honest, and determined to succeed. She is goal-oriented and ambitious, sheโ€™s also a life-long learner who believes no challenge is too difficult. That explains why half of all U.S. businesswomen were Girl Scouts.

Today, bring your Go-Getter self to the forefront by learning a new skill!

๐ŸŒฑ Earn a NEW badge!

๐ŸŒฑ Learn to tie a variety of knots

๐ŸŒฑ Learn the Girl Scout Promise and Law in Sign Language.

๐ŸŒฑ Create a motivational mantra and post it where you will see it everyday

๐ŸŒฑ Make a friendship bracelet for a new friend!

๐ŸŒฑ Learn the Pledge of Allegiance in Sign Language!

๐ŸŒฑ Learn about a new hobby such as photography or stamp collecting

No matter if you choose an idea from above or your own idea, the important thing is that you stepped up to a new challenge can and walk away with a new skill not only for yourself but something that you can also teach others!

We want to hear from YOU! What new skill did you or your Girl Scout learn today?

Sunday, March 8 โ€“ Girl Scout Sunday ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šThis special day is dedicated to thinking about your beliefs and how theyโ€™re refle...
03/08/2020

Sunday, March 8 โ€“ Girl Scout Sunday ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

This special day is dedicated to thinking about your beliefs and how theyโ€™re reflected in the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Wear your Girl Scout uniform to worship and think of the things the two have in common!

Other activities to consider:

๐ŸŒฑ Earn the My Promise, My Faith Award!

๐ŸŒฑ Learn about a faith tradition different than your own.

๐ŸŒฑ Volunteer to assist with teaching or watching the younger children in your place of worship.

๐ŸŒฑ Volunteer to lead a prayer, reading, or song at your place of worship.

๐ŸŒฑ Find a quiet, peaceful place to think about all of the things for which you are grateful.

๐ŸŒฑConnect with your beliefs and values and take a moment to perform an act of kindness

We want to hear from YOU! How did you or your Girl Scout celebrate Girl Scout Sunday?

Girl Scout Week is celebrated each March, starting with Girl Scout Sunday and ending with Girl Scout Sabbath on a Saturd...
03/07/2020

Girl Scout Week is celebrated each March, starting with Girl Scout Sunday and ending with Girl Scout Sabbath on a Saturday! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š Join the Girl Scouts of Grand Prairie as we celebrate virtually all week long! ๐Ÿฅณ

Each day check back for the days suggestions for activities you can do at home, with your friends and family, and even while you are on vacation! Be sure to comment and share your activities for the day to inspire and encourage your fellow Girl Scout Sisters!! ๐Ÿฅฐ

A great idea for celebrating Girl Scout Week!
03/02/2020

A great idea for celebrating Girl Scout Week!

Special Thank You to the Girl Scouts from the Garner Fine Arts Academy Honor Guard for performing an exceptional flag ce...
02/25/2020

Special Thank You to the Girl Scouts from the Garner Fine Arts Academy Honor Guard for performing an exceptional flag ceremony for the Service Unit! ๐Ÿ’™โค๏ธ We appreciate and recognize your dedication, service and hard work!! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

02/23/2020

Only a week left in Cookie Season 2020!!
Any Grand Prairie troops have extra cookies they want to transfer out?? Any troops looking for cookies?? Letโ€™s help each other if we can ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

Selfcare Sunday. ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’š
01/26/2020

Selfcare Sunday. ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’š

Yesss!!! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š
01/26/2020

Yesss!!! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

Our founder, Juliette Low nailing the #dollypartonchallange

In 1956, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. described Girl Scouts as "a force for desegregation."As we celebrate #MLKDay, we rem...
01/20/2020

In 1956, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. described Girl Scouts as "a force for desegregation."

As we celebrate #MLKDay, we remember his legacy and continue to provide a safe space for girls that encourages diversity and individuality.

Today, the Girl Scouts of Grand Priaire marched in the City of Grand a prairie Annual MLK Parade! ๐Ÿ’š

Parents, weโ€™d love to see your parade photos! Please share your photos in the comments! ๐Ÿ“ธ

Be sure to have your TVM look at the calendar for additional cookie pick up. Also go over location address on bottom.
01/18/2020

Be sure to have your TVM look at the calendar for additional cookie pick up. Also go over location address on bottom.

Did you know......
01/15/2020

Did you know......

Why are Toffee-tastics and Sโ€™mores $6 while the Classics remain at $5? Because these special cookies are produced on a dedicated line at Little Brownie Bakers, they cost more to make. Toffee-tastics are made with no artificial flavors and are certified gluten free by the NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) and verified through testing as being gluten free. The Sโ€™mores cookie contains only natural colors and flavors, no hydrogenated oils, and no high fructose corn syrup. The corn starch is organic from Austria and Italy and the cocoa is imported from small farms across the world. #gsTroopTuesday #gsCookies

01/13/2020

Adult Recognition 2020 nominations deadline: February 1, 2020

01/13/2020

If you need enrichment training, you can visit Facebook GSNETX Learning Channel, do any of the events with a Survey Monkey quiz at the end.

01/13/2020

If you needed enrichment training for Adult Recognition awards -
Deadline has been extended through
January 31st.

Girl Scouts of Grand Prairie's cover photo
01/09/2020

Girl Scouts of Grand Prairie's cover photo

Have you heard the BIG NEWS? ๐Ÿ’š Introducing the NEW Lemon-Ups Girl Scout Cookies! A crispy lemon cookies baked with inspi...
01/07/2020

Have you heard the BIG NEWS? ๐Ÿ’š Introducing the NEW Lemon-Ups Girl Scout Cookies! A crispy lemon cookies baked with inspiring messages to lift you up! ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹

Wishing you good health, happiness, and success in the coming year and always. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š Happy New Year!
01/01/2020

Wishing you good health, happiness, and success in the coming year and always. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

Happy New Year!

From the Girl Scouts of Grand Prairie, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ„
12/25/2019

From the Girl Scouts of Grand Prairie, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ„

12/24/2019
Thank you for believing in girlsโ€™ awesome ability to change our world for the better! Because of your passionate commitm...
12/15/2019

Thank you for believing in girlsโ€™ awesome ability to change our world for the better! Because of your passionate commitment to Girl Scouts, in 2019:

๐Ÿ‘‰ We added 42 new Cybersecurity, Space Science, Coding for Good, and Outdoor High-Adventure badges, preparing girls for leadership today and in the future. ๐Ÿ–ฅ๐Ÿš€

๐Ÿ‘‰ 450,000 Girl Scouts explored the outdoors at our camps. ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ›ถ

๐Ÿ‘‰ GIRLS earned 1 million Outdoor badges and 800,000 STEM badges, including 100,000 Cybersecurity badges. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช

๐Ÿ‘‰ More than 1 million girls participated in the Girl Scout Cookie Program, the largest financial literacy and entrepreneurial program for girls in the world.

๐Ÿ‘‰ 50,000 Girl Scouts took on service learning projects to earn their Bronze and Silver Awards. ๐Ÿ›ก

๐Ÿ‘‰ 6,000 Gold Award Girl Scouts developed sustainable solutions to local, national, and global challengesโ€”from rescuing coral reefs to engineering green technologyโ€”while still in high school! ๐Ÿ’›๐ŸŽ–

Ready to empower the next generation of young females?

Sign HER up for Girl Scouts TODAY!

https://www.girlscouts.org/en/about-girl-scouts/join.html

We wish you the happiest of holiday seasonsโ€”and, with your support, we look forward to an even greater year for Girl Scouts in 2020! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

12/05/2019
City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

Way to go Troop 3518! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ #likeagirlscout

Through an act of #ArlingtonKindness, Girl Scout Troop 3518 built and installed a Little Library at AISD's South Davis Elementary, something teachers and students have always wanted. The City's Community Relations Commission was on hand for this week's dedication โค๏ธ

It's not too late to sign up for the last Tea of the year at Southern Sector Service Center.  TR100 Saturday, Dec. 7, 1:...
12/02/2019

It's not too late to sign up for the last Tea of the year at Southern Sector Service Center. TR100 Saturday, Dec. 7, 1:30 to 4:00 (all new Leaders and Co-Leaders)

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I'm excited to announce that Sydney's (of Troop 6888 in Grand Prairie) early bird patch drawing will be the Mall Madness patch this year!
Hello everyone! I have 2 cases of Trefoils, 1 case of Sโ€™mores and 1 case of do si dos that I can trade out for others. I have a booth sale on Friday that I will need other flavors. If any of yโ€™all can trade that would be great.
Troop 1004 has the following cases of cookies that I'm concerned about selling if anyone would like any of them transferred to their troop: 6 Tagalongs, 6 Savannah Smiles, 3 Do-Si-Dos, 1 Trefoils, 2 S'mores, 4 Thin Mints, 1 Samoas
LEARNING CONNECTION Follow this link to download a clickable PDF showing all the training classes at two of the service centers that are closest to you if you live anywhere south of Dallas. Share with any volunteers in your troops that you would like to be trained to help you. Questions about training should be emailed to [email protected] https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Nrp4e2hZdvjA2Xd_QBpl2GwRmWr84RaS
Register for TR401: ASHI - CPR, AED & First Aid Combo This course is conducted by a certified First Aid / CPR / AED instructor with the American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI). The First Aid course content has been reviewed and meets GSNETX & GSUSA course requirements. Any adult Girl Scout volunteer or parent may participate. Students will have instant access to e-cards after the class. Each ASHI certification e-card also comes with a code so that participants can access a digital student book to keep as a resource. Advanced Registration Fee: $45.00/person. Adults only. Find it in EBIZ at http://gsusa.ebiz.uapps.net/vp/SearchResults.aspx?Search=tr401&pid=4 11/4/2017 @JAFSC 1 - 5 p.m. 11/8/2017 @SSSC 6 - 10 p.m. 11/18/2017 @ETRC 1-5pm 12/2/2017 @JAFSC 1 - 5 p.m. 12/14/2017 @CASC 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Volunteer Learning EXPO SAT. SEPT 16 @ SSSC* Deadline to register is September 12th in EBIZ MORNING & AFTERNOON OPTIONS: - TR100: Girl Scouts to a T (New Leader Welcome) @10am-12pm --- for NEW LEADERS to receive a warm welcome and experience an investiture ceremony, plus receive valuable gifts - TR101: Daisy / Brownie Meeting 101 @10am-12pm --- for NEW LEADERS to bring your Daisy or Brownie daughter and experience a Girl Scout Meeting for the first time - TR302: On the Road Camping @1pm-4pm --- REQUIRED OUTDOOR TRAINING for taking girls to non-GSNETX properties, like state parks and beyond! TR301 is a prerequisite. - TR401: HeartSaver First Aid / CPR / AED @1pm-5pm --- FOR ALL ADULTS Register for each class separately. Find them all at www.gsnetx.org/training * Southern Sector Service Center (SSSC) is at 8705 South Hampton Road, , Dallas, TX 75232~ near I-20 & I-35
Troop 2166 Tea Party hosted by Woman's Club of Grand Prairie.